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Ideal Year of Scouting

Becoming a new leader can be a daunting process. There are a ton of new things to learn and processes to go through.


Because of that, we have put out this guide to help you through your Cub program. Providing a year-round, quality Scouting program should be the goal of every Scouting unit. The Ideal Year of Scouting helps you develop an annual program plan, a budget to go along with that plan, and a fundraising plan to reach your program goals. The result is a well-managed, well-financed Scouting unit. 


Use the resources below to start your Ideal Year of Scouting today. 

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For more resources, look below.



It Helps.

Both online and in-person training is available for all leaders. Even if you are familiar with the Scouting program we suggest that you look into these great opportunities. You can find them by clicking here.



For New Ideas.

We suggest that new leaders keep a good working relationship with their Chartered Partners and the other units it works with. It can also be helpful to attend larger Council events like summer camp or the Merit Badge College to meet other leaders. Their support and ideas can really help.



To Excellence.

Wonder what are the most important things to running a great Troop or Pack? The Journey to Excellence is a document put out by National every year to help you gauge how you are doing and what steps you can take to get better. For more info click here.

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Year of Scouting

We have put out a document called the Ideal Year of Scouting. In it, there are good details for you on how to have the most ideal year of Scouting possible. We recommend this especially for new and struggling units.

Cub Scout Resources




Scouts BSA Resources




Struggling to see what your ideal year of Scouting can look like?

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